README.TXT Driver File Contents (RKTools.exe)

Microsoft® Windows® 95 Resource Kit Utility Notes
Copyright © Microsoft Corporation, 1995

This document contains information about setting up the Windows 95 
Resource Kit utilities. 

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1.0  SETUP FOR WINDOWS 95 RESOURCE KIT UTILITIES
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IMPORTANT: These utilities are only for computers running Windows 95.
The files on the Windows 95 Resource Kit disks are compressed.
You must use the Add/Remove Programs option in Control Panel
to install these tools.

The sample schedule file (DEPLOY.MPT) requires Microsoft Project.
If this software is not installed on your computer, you can used the
Setup program in the PLAN folder to install a version of Microsoft
Project for viewing and modifying this file.


>>To set up the Windows 95 Resource Kit utilities:

1. In Windows 95, click the Add/Remove Programs option 
   in Control Panel.
2. Click the Windows Setup tab. 
3. Click the Have Disk button.
4. In the Install From Disk dialog box, specify the path 
   to the Windows 95 Resource Kit utilities, and then click OK.
5. In the Have Disk dialog box, click to place a check mark beside 
   each option you want to install. Then click the Install button.

>>To remove one or more Windows 95 Resource Kit utilities:

1. In Windows 95, click the Add/Remove Programs option 
   in Control Panel.
2. In the Install/Uninstall dialog box, click the item you want 
   to remove, and then click the Add/Remove button.

For information about specific utilities, see the summaries provided
in the following section.


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2.0  SUMMARY OF WINDOWS 95 RESOURCE KIT UTILITIES
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Tools for learning about Windows 95
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* Windows 95  Resource Kit online (WIN95RK.HLP, WIN95RK.CNT) 
  for finding information quickly.

* Administrator's online tour (TOUR4A.HLP, TOUR4ADM.CNT) 
  for viewing the Windows 95 network and system management features 
  described in the Windows 95 Resource Kit.

* Information for Macintosh users (MACUSERS.HLP, MACUSERS.HLP) 
  about the Windows 95 interface.

* Description of Resource Kit utilities (OVERVIEW.HLP, OVERVIEW.HLP) 
 

Tools for Upgrading Your Site to Windows 95
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* Batch Setup utility (BATCH.EXE) 
  for creating setup script batch files for installing Windows 95 
  on multiple computers. For more information, click 
  the Help menu in Batch Setup. See also the BATCH.TXT file 
  or the related topic in WIN95RK.HLP.
  Required files: 
  BATCH.EXE, BATCH.HLP, CMDIALOG.VBX, OPTIONAL.INI, VBRUN300.DLL

* INF Installer utility (INFINST.EXE) 
  for adding software to the Windows 95 source files 
  stored on a network server. 
  For information about INF Installer, see INFINST.TXT, 
  and see also the related topic in WIN95RK.HLP.
  NOTE: Before you can use INF Installer, you must use 
  Server-based Setup to install the Windows 95 source files 
  in a shared network directory. For information about Server-based 
  Setup, see the related topic in WIN95RK.HLP.

* Microsoft Project files for planning Windows 95 deployment. 
  Use this software to access a sample schedule file (DEPLOY.MPT) 
  that summarizes the steps described in the Windows 95 
  Resource Kit "Deployment Planning Guide."   
  If Microsoft Project is not already installed on your computer, 
  run the setup utility provided so that you can start 
  Microsoft Project and open this file. For instructions, 
  see DEPLOY.TXT in the PLAN folder.
  Required files: CHCKLIST.DOC, DEPLOY.TXT, _MSSETUP.EXE, ACMSETUP.EX_
  ACMSETUP.HL_, ADMIN.INF, DECOMP.EXE, DEPLOY.IN_, DEPLOY.INF,   
  DEPLOY.MP_,DEPLOY. STF, DEPLOY95.HL_, MSACAHBB,DL_, MSCPYDIS.DL_, 
  MSSETUP.DLL, SETUP.EXE, SETUP.INI, SETUP.LST

* Sample setup scripts for Windows 95
  for creating custom setup scripts for Windows 95.
  - AUTOMATE.INF defines everything required for automatic setup 
    except the user's name. It also installs Windows 95 
    Accessibility features, and can be used to customize 
    other aspects of Windows 95 Setup.
  - DEFAULT.INF allows user input during Windows 95 Setup, 
    but proposes a series of alternate defaults.
  - INIPREP.INF describes methods of removing and replacing 
    settings in INF files.
  - MINBATCH.INF contains the minimum script required 
    for automatic installation when upgrading from earlier versions 
    of Windows.
  - MSNET.INF contains a script for installing and configuring 
    components for Microsoft networking. 
  - NWNET.INF contains a script for installing and configuring 
    the Microsoft Client for NetWare Networks and related 
    networking components.
  - REGIONAL.INF contains a script for configuring locale, 
    selected keyboard, and multilanguage preferences.
  - USERPROF.INF contains a script for installing and configuring 
    user profiles, remote administration of the Registry, and 
    group policies.
For more information about Windows 95 setup scripts, 
see the related topics in WIN95RK.HLP.


Tools for Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting
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* Adapter Card Setup Help (ADAPTER.HLP) 
  for configuring network, SCSI, and sound adapters. 

* Configuration Backup (CFGBACK.EXE and CFGBACK.HLP) 
  for backing up the Windows 95 Registry.
  For more information about backing up the Registry, 
  see the related topic in WIN95RK.HLP.

* Extended Print Troubleshooter (EPTS.EXE) 
  for fixing printer problems. 
  Required files: DXDLL.DLL, EPTS.EXE, PTS.BIN, PTS.HLP

* Log Viewer (LOGVIEW.EXE) for viewing Windows 95 log files, 
  including BOOTLOG.TXT, DETLOG.TXT, NETLOG.TXT, SETUPLOG.TXT, 
  SCANDISK.LOG, and NDISLOG.TXT.
  For more information about the Windows 95 log files, 
  see the related topics in WIN95RK.HLP.

* Shortcut utility (SHORTCUT.EXE) 
  for keeping track of Windows 95 shortcuts.
  For more information, at the command prompt, type SHORTCUT /?

* Sample policies for Windows 95 networks, 
  for creating and customizing policy files for managing 
  Windows 95 on client computers.
  - MAXIMUM.POL contains suggested policies for maximum network 
    and desktop security. 
  - STANDARD.POL contains suggested policies for moderate network 
    and desktop security. 
  - SAMPL1.ADM shows definitions of all custom controls 
    that can be defined in .ADM files. 
For more information about system policies, see the related topics 
in WIN95RK.HLP.


For Customizing Computers
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* Change Code Page utility (CHANGECP.EXE) 
  for changing the code page used by MS-DOS-based programs. 
  For more information, see CHANGECP.TXT, 
  and see also the related topic in WIN95RK.HLP.
  Required files: *.DAT, APP*.FON, CHANGECP.EXE, CP*.NLS,
  DOSAPP.FON, EGA*.CPI, VGA*.FON, XLAT*.BIN

* Quick Resolution Changer (QUICKRES.EXE) 
  for changing the visible screen area without restarting Windows. 

* Minitel TTF files (ARIALALS.TTF and ARIALALT.TTF) 
  for installing fonts needed to emulate Minitel with HyperTerminal. 
  Arial Alternative is the only font that contains the required 
  graphic characters.  To install the Arial Alternative font files, 
  use the Fonts icon in Control Panel. 


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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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